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Brignais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brignais in Rhone

Photo is of Lyon Old Town at 12 km from Brignais

Visit Brignais: highlights and tourist information

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Brignais is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lyon Old Town at 12 km and Lyon at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Brignais, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Brignais in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 12 km (direction north-east)

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide
Lyon

Lyon

at 12 km (direction north-east)

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 12 km (direction north-east)

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide
Eveux

Eveux

at 19 km (direction north-west)

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery...

See Eveux guide
 
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Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 19 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in...

See Vienne (town) guide
Pelussin

Pelussin

at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall...

See Pelussin guide
Anse

Anse

at 29 km (direction south-south-west)

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains...

See Anse guide
Bagnols

Bagnols

at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to...

See Bagnols guide
Trevoux

Trevoux

at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several...

See Trevoux guide
Theize

Theize

at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when...

See Theize guide
Malleval

Malleval

at 32 km (direction south), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in...

See Malleval guide
Oingt

Oingt

Most Beautiful Village at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the...

See Oingt guide
Saint-Etienne

Saint-Etienne

at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures,...

See Saint-Etienne guide
Cremieu

Cremieu

at 39 km (direction east), in the Isere department

With some of the most extensive medieval ramparts in France,...

See Cremieu guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Rhone

Map of places to visit near Brignais

 
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Markets in and near Brignais

Market days in Brignais: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Brignais: market Saturday (0km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (4km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (6km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (6km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Feyzin: market Sunday (8km)
  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Fons: market Tuesday & Saturday (9km)
  • Givors: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (10km)

More information about Brignais, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Brignais, France

What to do at Brignais? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Brignais.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Lyon (7km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (23km)
  • Trevoux (30km)
  • Saint-Galmier (35km)
  • Cremieu (39km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (11km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (12km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (12km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (14km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (31km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (15km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (21km)
  • Oeillon Crest (33km)
  • Perdrix Crest (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (11km)
  • Chaponnay (15km)
  • Saint-Vulbas (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (14km)
  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (15km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (19km)
 
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Geography and distances

Brignais is in the eastern-center of France at 12 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Brignais is 398 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brignais

Canton: Saint-Genis-Laval

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69530

Distance to Brignais

from Lyon (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 398 km

from Calais: 624 km

from Nice: 296 km

from Bordeaux: 427 km

from Strasbourg: 395 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Brignais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brindas, Chaponost, Charly, Irigny, La Mulatiere, Millery, Montagny, Orlienas, Oullins, Pierre-Benite, Saint-Genis-Laval, Saint-Laurent-d'Agny, Serezin-du-Rhone, Soucieu-en-Jarrest, Taluyers, Vernaison and Vourles.

This page in French: Visiter Brignais

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